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Nov 29, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
It’s time to start planning for the next silage season. Daren Redfearn challenges producers to take a fresh look at all their forage options this year.
Oct 26, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Not only tracking corn silage losses but also taking action to further reduce them is important to this Nebraska feedyard. Learn how one producer is minimizing silage shrink and how he uses silage in the ration.
Sep 05, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Timing is everything when it comes to silage harvest, so monitoring plant dry matter becomes critical. Learn how to best hit the sweet spot for your harvest and reduce shrink during the season.
Aug 31, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Cropping manager Dave LaCrosse shares tips for growing and harvesting silage, along with challenges he faces every year. Learn a few tricks to making the perfect silage pile.
Aug 10, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Ever pull back the plastic and know immediately just by the smell that greets you that something has gone terribly wrong with your silage fermentation? We’ll examine what that smell means and what may have happened.
Jul 09, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
What quality of alfalfa and corn silage are the current conditions expected to yield? Forage expert, Dr. John Goeser with Rock River Laboratory, shares what he’s seeing in alfalfa and what he expects for corn.
Jun 06, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Are you planting your alfalfa at the correct time of year? Plan now to seed alfalfa, clover and other grasses in August to allow the plant to develop a root system capable of surviving winter.
May 03, 2018 by Farm Journal Content Services
Worried the first-cut alfalfa tonnage just won’t be enough? There are times when planting corn for silage right after the first cut is harvested can save the day. Learn if it’s the right option for you.